New Nevada Fire Sprinkler Project

New Nevada Fire Sprinkler Project

After a great 2018 for Hydro Fire Protection, we are excited to start 2019 with the Sierra Colina Project.   This is a large new housing project in Nevada South Shore area.  The development will be 14 free standing homes and 30 townhomes. Yup, that's a lot of...

Residential Fire Sprinkler and California Codes

Hydro Fire started in 2008 right before this code came into effect.  Steve Ashbaugh owner of Hydro Fire Protection started installing commercial fire sprinkler systems in Las Vagas 1994 after moving back to Lake Tahoe he continued to work in the fire sprinkler...

New Install  – Risers

New Install – Risers

The fire sprinkler riser is where the water comes into the building. All sprinkler systems have a check valve that keeps the sprinkler water from getting into the domestic water. The riser is also where the gauges, valves, and alarm devices are...

How Much are Fire Sprinkler Systems?

How Much are Fire Sprinkler Systems?

How much will it cost to install a fire sprinkler system? The costs vary from community to community, and contractor to contractor.  Some of the factors that affect the costs differences are the type of pipe used, the sprinkler heads to be installed, the location and...

Backflow FAQ’s

Backflow FAQ’s

Backflow FAQ’s Once an approved backflow preventer has been properly installed by a licensed company, it must have an initial test performed by a licensed Backflow Tester (an individual who has completed the required course for backflow testing and has successfully...

Fire Sprinklers Save Home in Lake Tahoe, CA

Fire Sprinklers Save Home in Lake Tahoe, CA

Great Article A fire that started Friday on a 500-block Lakeshore Boulevard home was contained quickly by an in-home sprinkler system that North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District officials say saved the home. The fire started in a walk-in closet in the master...

Smoke from the Mariposa County Fire

Smoke has been filling the basin for the past 2 days from the Mariposa fire.  Air quality in the region ranged from hazardous to unhealthy to very unhealthy. Smoke from a 15,500-acre fire in Mariposa County, California is blowing smoking into the Tahoe Basin,...